The 9th Lock : Access to the Harbour/River Seine
The 9th lock of the Canal Saint Martin separates the Marina Arsenal and the Seine. It is managed by the staff of the marina office during opening hours, and after hours by the night agent. To request the opening of the lock please contact the harbour agents at the canal 9 (V.H.F) or at 06 88 93 55 63.
Schedules of navigation and opening of the lock
15th of March to 14th of October: 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M.
15th of October to 14th of March: 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Access to the lock is possible after the opening time by sending a request in advance to the marina office, and will be charged at a special rate.
Navigation on the Canal Saint-Martin
For yachtsmen who want to navigate the Canal Saint Martin beyond port Arsenal a city of Paris pass must be purchased from the port office.
You may navigate the tunnel and locks only during opening hours. Please contact the agent of the marina office to arrange on canal 9 (V.H.F) or at 06 88 93 55 63.
It is strictly forbidden to navigate the tunnel outside the established hours and without authorization.
Navigation on the Seine river in Paris
The Harbour Regulation
Access to the port of the arsenal
The access to the marina is reserved for the pleasure boats of less than 25 meters in length which are in good condition, topsides / hull and are seaworthy.
All the boats must comply with French regulations, maritime, and river and respect the rules of seaworthiness and current safety.
Crossing of the 9th lock
It is the officer of the marinas who manages the lock for boats as well as crossing of the boat in transit
Speed of boats
The speed of boats must not exceed 6kph. The users have to watch that their boat does not cause a wake.
Measure of healthiness
It is forbidden to:
- Throw waste, garbage, household… within the port
- Throw any type unhealthy liquids, oil, fuel, motor oil…
- To store on deck any products that would pollute the harbor
- Swimming and fishing are strictly forbidden
- Driving and parking in the port area is forbidden. However, users may unload near their boat with the authorization of the officer of the port
- Parking of boat trailers is forbidden
- It is forbidden to leave cars, animals, and any objects within the port
- It is forbidden to picnic and BBQ on pontoons
- It is forbidden to wash boat with the drinking water
Conditions of mooring berths
Boat are admitted only subject to availability. If a berth is not assigned, it is necessary to go to the harbor office, to make all the necessary arrangements.
All boats have to fill in an index card of stay upon arrival.
Use of the sanitary installations
Sanitary installations are located on both quays of the port.
Measures intended to protect the environment of the port
It is forbidden to disturb other yachtsmen with work activities.
Running of the engine is forbidden between 19:00 P.M and 09:00 A.M.